If you’ve been a member of RV Repair Club for more than a day, you’ll know we like to stress the importance of routine maintenance and inspection. Depending where you travel and how much you demand of your rig, an RV can take a real beating from the elements.
To maximize the lifespan of your RV, it’s vital that you perform regular upkeep to ensure the vehicle handles whatever you face on the road, from rocky terrain to severe weather. This is especially true of RV windows and doors. RV windows in particular are prone to cracks, chips and lodged debris from trees and other surroundings, so you should be sure to check your RV windows before and after each trip.
In this series of lessons, we show you how to take proper care of your RV windows and doors, teaching you the simple tips and techniques you need to maintain these vital components of your RV. You’ll learn how to complete an RV window repair, preserve the framework of your RV windows and even waterproof your RV windshield to increase visibility during those tough storms. Take the time to maintain your RV windows and doors, you’ll be glad you did!
Keys are so last year! Depending on the number of people you bring along on your RV trip, you might need to make more than a handful of keys so everyone has access to the front door. This method can be costly, time consuming and just plain annoying, so we have a better way to… Read more »Watch Now >>
Keeping a clear view of the road during a rainstorm is a challenge many owners face. The biggest problem is the RV windshield wipers do not cover the entire window, making it difficult to see when heavy rains are coming down. There are many aftermarket products that can be used to help repel rain from… Read more »Watch Now >>
It is important to take time each year to go over your entire windshield, including the RV windshield wipers. Over time the wipers can become damaged and detached from the wiper assembly, causing visibility issues and other problems which could scratch or damage the windshield. RV windshield wipers can become damaged from driving in the… Read more »Watch Now >>
It is important to conduct an RV windshield repair immediately upon discovering chips and spider cracking on your RV windshield. If the damage is less than a quarter of an inch in diameter, you should be able to repair the damage yourself using a DIY RV windshield repair kit. These kits are available at RV… Read more »Watch Now >>
To keep your RV windows in great shape, take a few minutes to watch this helpful video. You’ll learn all the essentials, including how to check the condition of the framework, keep your RV windows sliding smoothly and maintain the weep holes. Be proactive and inspect your RV windows about once a year. Start by… Read more »Watch Now >>
It takes very little time to inspect your front windshield, according to this RV maintenance video – and spending the time more than pays off down the road. Taking preventive steps can reduce the need for expensive windshield and water damage repairs. During your annual RV maintenance check, examine the windshield to look for cracks… Read more »Watch Now >>